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Prevent to Protect: January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

By Sara Lyons, NACCHO Program Analyst, Health and Disability Every four and half minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. In an effort to address this serious public health…

CDC Fellowship Opportunity: Program and Performance Improvement

The Program and Performance Improvement Office (Improvement Office), housed within the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, recently posted a new fellowship opportunity through the…

Virtual Training: Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals

CDC and partners recently announced a new virtual training, Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP), which focuses on using integrated pest management (IPM) to control vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus. Nine in ten pilot testers said they…

CDC Student Internship Opportunity: Summer 2017 – Environmental Health

The CDC is seeking college students (graduate and undergraduate) for its 2017 summer internship programs through the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). All internships last 9-weeks and are located in…

UNCOVER EH: New Environmental Health Workforce Initiative

The CDC in partnership with the the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), and Baylor University are launching a 2017 assessment of health department staff focused on environmental health. Titled “UNCOVER EH“ this project aims to identify key…